Do I have to get an FSA?

Most or all of the products presented here come from our partners who pay us. This can influence which products we write about and where and how the product appears on a page. However, this does not influence our ratings. Our opinions are ours. Your employer’s benefit package can include …

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How much student loan fees could cost you

Tammy Trevino was not sure whether to borrow a federal student loan or a private student loan for her daughter’s education. Then she learned that federal loans come with a set-up fee that private loans typically don’t. “I was surprised,” says Trevino, 52, of Victoria, Texas. “My hypothesis was [federal …

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Airbnb reveals the effect of the pandemic on rentals

Airbnb Inc, in a long-awaited filing for an initial public offering, described rising losses and falling revenues while projecting optimism for a rebound in house-sharing demand when the economy finally recovers from the coronavirus pandemic. The list is set to be one of the largest of this year, ending an …

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Synchrony Unveils New Digital Capabilities to Simplify Consumer Financing at the Point of Sale

STAMFORD, Conn., November 23, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Synchrony, a leading consumer financial services company, has expanded its funding platform with new digital capabilities that allow partners to more quickly and easily leverage point-of-sale technology and develop their activity. Synchrony multisource financing™ offers additional loan sources in the Synchrony …

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Is your emergency fund too big?

Three to six months of spending: this is the golden rule for emergency funds. But what amount of emergency fund is right for you? It’s a daunting goal when you start to add up all the items in your budget, but in a real emergency – a layoff, a medical …

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Mortgage Calculator: How Much Can I Borrow?

How to calculate your mortgage qualification What is behind the numbers in our “How Much Can I Borrow?” mortgage calculator When buying a house, the question “How much can I borrow?” should be the second question you ask. The most important consideration is: “How many houses can I afford?“That’s because, …

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